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About Lise

Hi! It's great to be here.

I'm a screenwriter. I've written a few feature scripts that have garnered a few nods of approval, including:
-- Selectee, Black List / Women in Film Feature Lab
-- Semifinalist at Nicholl, Austin Film Festival, Fresh Voices
-- Finalist, Austin Actor's Conservancy competition

Locally, I co-chair the San Antonio Screenwriters Guild and worked a few years as a reader for a major script competition. I have also served as reader, judge, or visiting artist for a couple of local youth programs. In 2017, I was also hired by the San Antonio Film Commission to write ten short scripts for their Actor's Gym Workshop.

I HOPE to find producers and financing, but on a more realistic level, it's great to connect with fellow screenwriters and film folk in general.
Managed by Melanie Backer, Backer Productions and Management.

On a personal note, I'm married to a supportive guy and am lucky to have a couple of great (grown) kids. Trivia about me:
-- worked at NSA for thirteen years
-- lived overseas for nine years (UK and Australia).
-- fostered a joey kangaroo named Alice.

I look forward to getting to know some folks.

Unique traits: Learning is food. Get a fresh supply daily. Know your source.

Loglines

  • JUMPER AND THE BONES

    JUMPER AND THE BONES Comedy Drama When a "wise fool" accidentally sparks a vendetta with a local gang, this gentle soul uses Huck Finn logic, comic disguises, and quirky tactics to save his friends.

  • BANNER HERO

    BANNER HERO Drama Historical A national hero -- Australia's version of Charles Lindbergh -- must fight for his honor when the stranding of his plane results in the death of two rival searchers and he is accused of a hoax. Inspired by a 1920's scandal dubbed the darkest chapter in Australian aviation.

Credits

  • Fields Afire

    Fields Afire (2014)
    Film Script Supervisor

Awards

  • Semi-finalist, Nicholl Fellowship
    (2017)

  • Semi-finalist, Austin Film Festival Screenplay Contest
    (2016)

  • Black List "Feature Script" (Black List Script-hosting Website)

  • Quarter-finalist, Blue Cat Screenplay Competition

  • Semi-finalist Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition

  • Finalist, Austin Actors Conservatory Script to Screen Program

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